55 Cancri e: Skies Sparkle Above a Never-Ending Ocean of Lava

An artistic illustration of the surface of 55 Cancri e showing a couple in a protective bubble, suspended by a futuristic balloon over a global surface of lava, under dark, sparkling skies.
December 19, 2018
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A global ocean of lava under sparkling, silicate skies reflecting the lava below: what better choice for an extreme vacation? Planet Janssen, or 55 Cancri e, orbits a star called Copernicus only 41 light years away. The molten surface is completely uninhabitable, but you’ll ride safely above, taking in breathtaking views: the burning horizon, Janssen’s sister planet Galileo hanging in a dark sky, and curtains of glowing particles as you glide across the terminator to Janssen’s dark side. Book your travel now to the hottest vacation spot in the galaxy, 55 Cancri e.